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CitySolve Urban Race and Team Building Chicago 2014

CitySolve

Saturday, June 21, 2014 from 11:30 AM to 4:00 PM (EDT)

Chicago, IL

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CitySolve is a unique urban adventure!

Where brains beat brawn! Teams of 2-4 people solve clever clues and face fun challenges all while navigating the urban landscape via foot or on public transportation! It's a scavenger hunt, with all the thrills of the amazing race, mixed in with trivial pursuit, throw in a mini road race and add a dash of cat-and-mouse. And voila! You've got CitySolve Urban Race!

Online registration ends at 2 pm on Friday, June 21st.  Tickets purchased in person are $60 on Friday at packet pick-up and $65 on Saturday.

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What is CitySolve Urban Race?

Ever want to be on "The Amazing Race," but can't quit your day job? Here's your chance!

CitySolve Urban Race returns to Chicago on June 21st! Teams of 2-4 will solve clues and face fun challenges and navigate the magic city, all while posing for silly photos and making friends ... or weirding out strangers along the way.  Each registration makes a donation directly to local charity.


The winning team gets $300, Second place gets $100, Third place gets $50!

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PREVIOUS SPONSORS

- Fireplace Inn, World Sport Chicago, District Bar, Kirkwood Bar & Grill, Mickey’s, Sports Authority, Rickshaw Bagworks, Timbuktu Bags,...others?  


PREVIOUS CHICAGO CITYSOLVE URBAN RACES


5/16/2009 - Fireplace Inn (1448 N Wells St, Chicago, IL 60610) (312) 664-5264

9/11/2010- Fireplace Inn (1448 N Wells St, Chicago, IL 60610) (312) 664-5264


Fireplace Inn was a fantastic host for CitySolve’s event, and would prove so for any similar functions for public scavenger hunts or team building activities with corporate groups.  In 2009, 100+ participants attended CitySolve, and in 2010, attendance was up to 150+ participants.   Other landmarks in Neighborhoods?  Other sponsors? Activities?          


9/10/2011- District Bar (170 W Ontario St, Chicago, IL 60654) (312) 337-3477

In 2011 District Bar hosted us in their spacious venue located in the iconic River North neighborhood.  The River North Neighborhood is a prime area in which we take our Urban Race participants as well as an ideal location for team building events.     How many participants?  Other sponsors?  Other landmarks in Neighborhoods? Activities?          


7/14/2012 - Lucky Strike (322 E Illinois St, Chicago, IL 60611) (312) 245-8331


In 2012 the upscale Lucky Strike Bowl hosted our experience at their prime Illinois St. location downtown.  Attendance reached an all time high, with 300+ participants showing up to explore the city.  Other sponsors?  Other landmarks and Neighborhoods they raced through? Activities?          

 

8/3/2013- Mickey’s (2450 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60614) (773) 435-0007


In 2013, Mickey’s hosted our 5th annual Chicago Urban Race and scavenger hunt, and over 150+ participants and teams turned out to compete.  Mickey’s comfortably hosted our participants and would similarly serve corporate team building programs.  Located in Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighborhood, Mickey’s was convenient to public transit and landmarks, and provided scenic city views.   Other sponsors?  Other landmarks and Neighborhoods they raced through? Activities?          


6/21/2014 Kirkwood Bar and Grill (2934 N Sheffield Avenue Chicago, IL 60657)

Kirkwood Bar and Grill, a part of the four corners tavern group, is unique venue that is known as Chicago official hangout for the Indiana Pacers and Nebraska football. A perfect place for any activity, race or team building event because of the warm Chicago atmosphere that allow patrons, participants, groups and teams bond.


Start and Finish:Kirkwood Bar and Grill

2934 N Sheffield


Saturday morning check in is from 10-11:00 AM.

The Race starts at 11:30 AM Sharp!!!


Packet Pick-up: Sports Authority


Friday 5-7PM

 

Benefiting:One Brick


Sounds great, what should I bring?

1. Digital camera or camera phone

2. Pen or pencil (we commend a pen)

3. Comfortable clothes and sneakers

4. Money (about $ 5-8/per person: this will cover any incidentals along the way e.g., water, lightsnack; your team might have to buy something during the Adventure – nothing over $3)

5. Water (bring it or buy it during the race)


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You can win even if you don't finish first...

CitySolve Urban Race will have 3 contests:

1. Best Costume

2. Best Tweet (creative/funniest)

3. Facebook Raffle

So wear your Sunday's best, or not! And get those creative juices flowing 'cause you might take home a $50 gift card to your favorite restaurant/retail store!

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Have you heard? CitySolve does Team Building!


Experience Chicago team building for your company retreat of to increase your organizations team-work through the eyes of a tourist, while bonding with co-workers as you travel through the streets of the windy city in our chicago amazing race type team building adventure events. Team building in chicago is an experience where you learn about yourself and those around you. Use your brain to solve problems and your resourcefulness to complete Chicago based challenges. With us your event is more than just a chicago scavenger hunt, it challenges your employees to recap what they’ve learned afterwards as well. CitySolve Team Building is an amazing race that compels you to do more and we host events all over the world from chicago to New York to Los Angeles to Japan.


Contact Us At 800-277-1552


FOR MORE INFO: www.citysolveteambuilding.com

 
Have questions about CitySolve Urban Race and Team Building Chicago 2014? Contact CitySolve

When & Where


Kirkwood
2934 N Sheffield Avenue
Chicago, IL ‎60657

Saturday, June 21, 2014 from 11:30 AM to 4:00 PM (EDT)


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Organizer

CitySolve

CitySolve Urban Race is a unique urban adventure that  a lot of brain, a bit of brawn, and a ton of fun!

 

Pub Trivia Nerds is based in Minneapolis, but our nation-wide consortium is comprised of a Jeopardy contestant, crossfitters, top tier law school graduates, college students, travel buffs, social mavens, beer snobs, public transit riders, tostado eaters, PhDers, and, of course, nerds!


CitySolve Team Building (www.citysolveteambuilding.com) developed a product that we are proud to offer on a corporate level, designed to engage your employees in a way that challenges them to think outside the box, collaborate with their co-workers, and get to know each other outside of the cubicle floor.

Jason Hofsess

As founder of the CitySolve brand (Urban Race and Team Building), Jason Hofsess is the man with the master plan.  He has been and continues to be the driving force and creative mind behind the madness.

David Mitroff

David Mitroff, Ph.D. is a relationship manager, sales leader, and consultant with more than 15 years of diverse experience in the technology, business, legal, financial, retail, government, academic, and healthcare environments. Dr. Mitroff has had numerous consultative positions for diverse organizations such as LexisNexis, United Healthcare Group, Providian Financial Corporation, Nordstrom, and the YMCA.

 

 

 

 

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